Phedely Ariste Associate


Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2020 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0058 Ext 50058

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: phedely.ariste@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa




Phedely Ariste

Phedely is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office.

Fully bilingual, Phedely represents individuals, professionals, public entities, not-for-profit organizations and private companies in both English and French. His legal practice focuses on civil litigation, medical malpractice, professional liability and administrative law. His practice also includes general commercial disputes, sports law matters and government affairs.

Phedely received his law degree from the University of Ottawa, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed his degree in the dual Juris Doctor and Political Science program. He was a member of the Dean’s Honour List for academic excellence and he was the graduating recipient of the Common Law Section Dean’s Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the law school community.

Phedely has proven experience in the political and public policy arena. As a part of his practice, he advises and assists clients with government relations matters and regulatory issues. His background also includes working on Parliament Hill for the Independent Senators Group, where he regularly drafted legislative briefing notes for senators, performed strategic review of various bills and reports tabled before Parliament, and provided counsel to senators on a wide range of issues.

Throughout his studies, Phedely held a number of positions, including working as a senior editor of the Ottawa Law Review, a teaching assistant in both Constitutional Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and a research assistant to the vice-dean, whose research focused on public law and administrative law. He was also selected to complete a legal internship at a full-service community legal clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. While in law school, he competed in the Charles Rousseau Moot Court Competition in Public International Law in France.

Phedely is an active member of the Ottawa community and remains highly involved in various student mentorship programs. He currently serves on various committees and Boards of Directors, including the Parliamentary Centre and a national not-for-profit organization. In recent years, he has volunteered with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and several local not-for-profit organizations.

Phedely serves clients in both English and French.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2020
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2019

    • Education
       2019
      University of Ottawa, BScSoc (Hons.), Political Science (magna cum laude)
    • Education
       2019
      University of Ottawa, JD (magna cum laude)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Common Law Section Dean’s Award
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Dean’s Honour List
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      Dean’s Honour List
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Alternative Dispute Resolution and Professional Responsibility Course Prize (Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Dean’s Honour List

Memberships

  • Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Carleton County Law Association
  • Ontario Bar Association